Podcast: Music Journalist Paul Du Noyer

Podcast: Music Journalist Paul Du Noyer

“Most rock journalism is people who can’t write, interviewing people who can’t talk, for people who can’t read.” – This quip from Frank Zappa in 1977 might have been a humorous jab at the music industry, but the landscape has dramatically transformed since then. Today, we find ourselves in a world where rock journalism has […]

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 Podcast: Billy Kinsley and the Merseybeat Era

Podcast: Billy Kinsley and the Merseybeat Era

Billy Kinsley, a seminal figure in the rich tapestry of Liverpool’s music history, epitomises the enduring spirit of the Merseybeat era. Born on November 28, 1946, in Anfield, Liverpool, Kinsley’s musical journey began in his teens, shaping the soundscape of the 1960s with his unique blend of talent and tenacity. As a founding member of […]

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 Podcast – Little Richard

Podcast – Little Richard

Misadventures in Music: A Dive into Spencer Leigh’s Life & His New Little Richard Biography Having broadcasted on BBC Radio Merseyside for over four decades, Spencer is no stranger to the nuances of music and its artists. But if you think age has dimmed his wit and charm, think again. As Spencer quipped about his […]

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 Podcast: Andy McCluskey OMD

Podcast: Andy McCluskey OMD

In the latest episode of the “Misadventures in Music” podcast, musician Ian Prowse and ex-BBC chief Mick Ord sit down for an exclusive interview with Andy McCluskey, a key member of the iconic band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD). Listeners are in for a treat as Andy candidly shares his insights into OMD’s history, […]

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 Podcast – Creedence Clearwater Revival with John Lingan

Podcast – Creedence Clearwater Revival with John Lingan

Writer John Lingan has written a critically-acclaimed biography of the band – ‘A Song for Everyone – the Story of Creedence Clearwater Revival.’ It’s an engrossing tale. John’s our special guest in this month’s episode of Misadventures in Music, with Ian Prowse and Mick Ord.” The book “A Song for Everyone” by John Lingan provides […]

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 Podcast: Frank Collins and Sweet Soul Music

Podcast: Frank Collins and Sweet Soul Music

It’s difficult to imagine now but back in the early sixties, soul was ‘underground’ music in the UK – rarely played on the radio, and only appreciated by a small number of aficionados. Within a few years, records by artists on the Tamla Motown label would sell in their millions but in the very early […]

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 Podcast: Author, Journalist and Broadcaster James Campion

Podcast: Author, Journalist and Broadcaster James Campion

Millions of words have been written about The Beatles so why would James Campion spend 2 years writing ANOTHER one? You could be excused for thinking, “Either he’s jumping on the bandwagon to earn a quick buck or because he has something genuinely original and thought-provoking to say.” Thankfully ‘Take a Sad Song – the Emotional […]

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